sh.scr - Is sh.scr trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is sh.scr?
Purpose of sh.scr:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. sh.scr

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
This is a known worm or virus, and the file location on your pc is shown below. Be sure to verify the disk location to make sure it is the virus. If you have this virus, then most likely it has already deleted alot of files on your computer as that is the first thing it does. This would have arrived as an email attachment with a description to fool you into running it. This is a virus that should be removed. Visit sh.scr for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the sh.scr location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location will be found on your system at C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sh.scr


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, sh.scr may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. sh.scr can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is sh.scr spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove sh.scr?
        Yes, I would remove sh.scr if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    This is a known worm or virus, and the file location on your pc is shown below. Be sure to verify the disk location to make sure it is the virus. If you have this virus, then most likely it has already deleted alot of files on your computer as that is the first thing it does. This would have arrived as an email attachment with a description to fool you into running it. This is a virus that should be removed. The location will be found on your system at C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\sh.scr Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.